Currently alive, at 78 years of age.
1937 – Bob Lloyd Schieffer, born on the 25th of February in Austin, Texas.
1959 – Graduated BA Journalism and English, Texas Christian University
1959-1962 – USAF (three years, public information officer, discharge 1962)
1969 – He then joined WBAP in Dallas before taking a job with CBS.
– American journalist who has been with CBS News, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News.
1982 – Chief Washington correspondent.
1991 – Moderator of the Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation.
2002 – Has won six Emmy awards, won two Sigma Delta Chi awards, was named Broadcaster of the Year by the National Press Foundation, and was named to the Broadcasting/Cable Hall of Fame
-Married, (They have 2 Daughters)
2003 – He is a survivor of grade III bladder cancer; was diagnosed and is currently cancer-free.
2004 – He was the moderator of the third presidential debate between President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry.
2005 – 2006 – Interim weekday anchor of the CBS Evening News. Katie Couric, formerly of NBC’s Today show, succeeded Schieffer as anchor on the 5th of September.
2008 – On October 15, Schieffer moderated the third presidential debate between Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain.
2010 – He is currently anchoring "Face The Nation." Going
on 20 years now.